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  Whiskey Battery 1st Battalion 12 Marines

 

May 1967 Operations Hickory and Prairie IV Whiskey 1-12 OPCON to 2nd Battalion 12 Marines
June 3 1967 Whiskey 1-12 Joined E 2-12 at Con Thien

 

July 1967 Operation Cimarron, Buffalo, Hickory II In July units at Con Thien received numerous rounds of incoming ranging from mortars to 152 MM also 122 MM rockets. Whiskey 1-12 had 4 KIA

 

August 3 1967 Operation Kingfisher Capt R. S. Huber  Whiskey 1-12 remained in their position at Con Thien but shifted support roles in accordance with infantry movements. Whiskey 1-12 had 5 WIA Direct support of the 9th Marines.

 

September 1967 Whiskey Battery at Con Thien 3 KIA

September 21 1967 Whiskey battery moved from Con Thien to Dong Ha.

Oct 3 1967 Whiskey battery is in a position at Camp Carroll 3 Mortars and 3 at Ca Lu Operation Kingfisher  CO Capt F. L. Walters

 

Oct 30 1967

          Whiskey battery Fired mission for surrounded Recon team on Dong Ha Mountain. Recon surveillance

 

November 1967 Operation Lancaster

Whiskey battery is in a position at Dong Ha 3 tube attachment from W 1-12 came under OPCON on Nov 15 to support operations at the mouth of the Cua Viet river Operations Kentucky, Napoleon

 

Dec 1967 Whiskey battery is in a position at Camp Carroll

 

Jan 1968 Whiskey battery is in a position at Camp Carroll Operation Lancaster II Battery provided direct fire support for the 4th Marines.

 

Feb 1968 Support for 4th Marines on Operation Lancaster II at Camp Carroll

 

March 3 1968 Capt J. M. Strank Camp Carroll 15 rounds of incoming one M109 vehicle of Whiskey 1-12 damaged.

 

March 15 1968  Whiskey 1-12 at Ca Lu

 

March 27th 1968 Whiskey 1-12 at Camp Carroll

 

March 29th 1968 the battalion chopped OPCON of Mortar Battery 1-12 Khe Sanh

 

April 1968 part of Whiskey Battery at Dong Ha Operation Highrise.

 

May 10 1968 Whiskey Battery Co 1st. Lt. Saunders 2 guns of W 1-12 OPCON

 

June 1968 Whiskey 1-12 still OPCON to 2nd Battalion 12 Marines

 

July 10 Detachments W, 1st Battalion 12 Marines was chopped OPCON to 3rd Battalion 12 Marines

 

July 16 1968 Whiskey 1-12 Operations Charlie, Thor, Lancaster II, and Scotland II. OPCON to 1st  Battalion 11 Marines

 

July 24 W, 1st Battalion 12 Marines was chopped OPCON to 1st Battalion 12 Marines

 

July 25 1968

Whiskey battery is in a position at Quang Tri

 

Aug 5 1968

 

. Whiskey battery at Quang Tri

Aug 6 1968

Whiskey battery is at Qua Viet

 

Aug 10 1968

Whiskey battery On Float USS Dubuque LPD-8

           W Btry 1Bn 12 MAR 3 MAR DIV  BLT 2/26 9th

Aug 23 1968

Whiskey battery Outside Qua Viet with 7th Fleet.

 

Aug 24 1968

Whiskey battery at Da Nang Harbor

         

Aug 30 1968

Whiskey battery

The Battery is in Field south of Camp Carroll 1 miles.

 

Sept 2 1968

Whiskey battery In field between Cam Lo and Camp Carroll

 

Sept 4 1968

Whiskey battery at Mia Loc W 1/12 had 1 WIA

 

 

Sept 11 1968

Whiskey battery at Camp Carroll W 1/12 had 2 KIA

 

Oct 6 1968 Whiskey Battery 1/12 OPCON to 2/12

 

Nov 1 1968

Whiskey battery at Da Nang off Princeton too Camp Brooks

 

Nov 20 1968 Whiskey battery on Operation Mead River Battalion Landing Team (BLT 2/26)

 

 

Dec 4 1968

Operation Mead River W 1/12 had 1 KIA

Dec 24 1968

Whiskey battery

Christmas in Red Beach

 

Dec 30 1968

Whiskey battery Operation Valliant Hunt

 

Jan 17 1969

Whiskey battery North of Quang Ngai down south of Da Nang around Chu Lie with 2/26 & 2/27 BLT. Set up on a beach 10 miles North from Quang Ngai.

 

Feb 1969

Whiskey battery at Hill 55 TET 1969

 

Operations

 

Valliant Hunt

Mead River

Kentucky

Lancaster II

Pegasus

Scotland

Prairie IV

Cimarron

Buffalo

Hickory II

Kingfisher

Lancaster

Highrise